MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive285% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '20 at 01:18
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 135
2-Core 251
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 799
84% 655 Pts
64-Core 990
66% 990 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 395
Parallax 456
110% 423 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 413
Splatting 256
110% 305 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1767 880 892 901 896 901 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2,591
Write 2,388
Mixed 1,866
SusWrite 1,039
441% 1,971 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 77
252% 86.3 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 800
DQ Mixed 874
655% 874 MB/s
Poor: 186%
This bench: 285%
Great: 317%
WDC WD10EZEX-08WN4A0 240GB
223GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 197 156 157 159 158 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 455
Write 344
Mixed 321
SusWrite 194
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 18.6
75% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 96.7
DQ Mixed 41
49% 85.9 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
475GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 153 151 153 153 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 149
Mixed 104
SusWrite 152
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 108%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
917GB free
Firmware: AX003M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 112 112 113 112 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 111
65% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 63%
SDM8SI120A 120GB
111GB free
Firmware: R0817A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 433 430 436 438 434 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A2K43CB1-CTD 04CD F4-2666C19-16GIS 32GB
3200, 3200 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 29.4
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 30.8
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 91%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 7,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,172
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